Socket Secure [SOCKS], an Internet protocol that routes network packets between a client and server through a proxy server. [SOCKS5] additionally provides authentication

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Run Tor as Client Only

I'm running tor with the following command: tor --ClientOnly 1 --RunAsDaemon 1 --CookieAuthentication 0 --ControlPort 8119 --PidFile tor1.pid --SocksPort 9051 --DataDirectory data/tor/tor1 This ...
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Setting up Dante on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to set up and configure socks5 server that requires authentication. I've got dante to run on ubuntu and set up configuration to be able to connect without authentication first: internal: ...
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Curl and system proxy

I am currently forwarding all my traffic through a ssh tunnel: ssh -ND 8080 user@remote-machine And have set the system socks5 proxy (in system settings under network section) to 127.0.0.1:8080. ...
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How do I turn Ubuntu 12.04 server into an open SOCKS5 proxy?

I'd like to set up a socks5 proxy based on my ubuntu 12.04 server. I've read that this is supposed to be easy and doable with one command: ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost Not so much in my ...
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Do you need a shell program for Proxy Forwarding?

I am trying to set up a secure proxy for my work. This article suggests using SSH Tunnel + SOCKS Proxy Forwarding. Do I need to have access to a certain shell program on the server? I have bash, tcsh, ...
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Does creating a SOCKS proxy via ssh hide my activities from my ISP?

I've been using an ssh tunnel for browsing, reading that doing so would encrypt the connection to the internet. However, i have no idea as to what kind of protection that the ssh tunnel really ...
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What does StackApplet “Network Error” mean?

I just installed StackApplet StackApplet 1.5 using the debian package from the launchpad site. When I first clicked on the preferences button in the menu it tried opening http://localhost:8150/ in ...